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College Accommodation

Campion College’s student accommodation facilities are all on-site, located within the grounds of the College. The beautiful grounds and charming buildings of Campion College provide a peaceful and warm home for residential students. With public transport providing easy access to Parramatta, the Blue Mountains and Sydney, the college is a hidden treasure and the ideal environment for study, reflection and communal Christian living.

Types of accommodation

Residential Dormitories

There are two wings of single-sex dormitory rooms in the main building of the College. The male and female residential dormitories are entirely separate from one another, being situated on opposite sides of the college’s main building. All rooms are single, air-conditioned bedrooms furnished with a bed, desk, and wardrobe. There are communal bathrooms located in the male and female wings.

Residential Houses

Campion College provides shared accommodation in single-sex housing. The male and female residential houses are separate from one another, although in close proximity to one another. Depending on availability and demand, there are several types of rooms available: single, double, and triple. All rooms have air conditioning and en suites. Each student has their own bed, desk and wardrobe.

Rates

The rates for College Accommodation are kept as low as feasible, allowing as many students as possible to benefit from living on-site. The costs include accommodation, meals (breakfast and dinner), and essential services.

Students are required to bring their own bed sheets, pillows, blankets and/or doona. If this is not possible, blankets and sheets are available from the College for hire.

 

AccommodationType of RoomWeekly Rate with 5 Dinners (Mon-Fri)Weekly Rate with 7 Dinners
College DormitorySingle with communal bathroom$270$294
College HouseDouble room with ensuite$270$294
College HouseSingle room with ensuite$290$314

 

Please be advised that the weekly rates and meal plans are subject to change at the College’s discretion.

Included meals

Residential students are provided with breakfast supplies and catered dinners as part of their accommodation package.

A self-serve selection of cereals, milk, breads, and spreads will be available from 8am to 10am.

Dinners are supplied from Monday to Friday. Dinners can be supplied on weekends at an additional cost (see ‘Weekly Rate with 7 Dinners’ above).

Please note there is no self-catering accommodation available.

A student committee meets with the chef twice per semester to discuss the meal plan for residential students. Please click here to view a sample meal plan. 

Please note: The college can meet the majority of dietary requirements of any student with an allergy. Gluten free and lactose free meal options are available to students with these dietary requirements. Students may apply for an Exemption from the dinner plan if they have a particular dietary requirement that can be supported by a General Practitioner or Medical Specialist. To apply for the Exemption, please download and print the exemption form or see Reception for a form if you require one. Once the form has been filled out by your General Practitioner or Medical Specialist, please return to Reception as soon as possible for approval. All information supplied to the college as part of your application will remain confidential.

Lunch is not included in the College accommodation package, but is available for purchase from the cafeteria on weekdays.

Included amenities
  • Laundry – coin-operated washing machines and dryers, irons and ironing boards
  • Wireless internet
  • Kitchenettes
  • Student Common Room
  • Storage facility
Duration of stay

Semester 1:
Commencing students – 18 weeks (including Orientation Week, mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)
Returning students – 17 weeks (including mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)

Semester 2:
All students – 17 weeks (including mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)

Please note…
Students are required to vacate their rooms for the break between Semester 1 and Semester 2; during which time they will not be charged for accommodation. Should any student wish to stay on campus during this time (or other times outside of the Academic Year), they may apply in writing, and will be charged a daily rate (food not included).

Payments

Students are required to pay a $700 bond for a room to be allocated to them. This bond will be refunded when students permanently leave College accommodation. Any debts owing or expenses for damage to College property will be deducted from the bond.

Students who are offered and accept a place in College accommodation are required to commit on a per semester basis. This means that students are liable to pay residential fees for the full semester. If students decide not to live on campus in the following semester, the College should be informed in writing by the end of the previous semester, or at least 4 weeks before the semester begins.

Fees for accommodation are normally payable on a monthly basis (on the 15th of each month).

The Financial Guarantee form needs to be completed for all residential students. If a student fails to make a payment/payments, their financial Guarantor will be required to pay the outstanding fees.

Community life and pastoral care

The college seeks to foster a safe, warm and friendly environment. Students describe Campion as a welcoming community — a family away from home.

Campion’s Student Wellbeing Team is a vital partner in the education process at Campion. The Team know the students personally and provide professional support services, assisting with issues related to accommodation, study techniques, time management, health, special needs, and pastoral care.

Referrals to nearby medical, dental and counselling services can all be organised within the College. The College Chaplaincy team is also regularly available to assist students.

Campion College students of all year levels are housed in each type of accommodation. The integration of students from across year levels fosters personal growth and maturity, deepening of relationships, and development of Christian virtues. It also provides leadership opportunities for senior students.

Each College House and College Dormitory is assigned a Residential Tutor who is a senior student of the College. Their primary role is to assist with the personal formation of each student, and to ensure that the accommodation is safe, secure and harmonious.

Residential Tutors, who live on-site, serve as role models for the students in their care. They are available to assist the students with settling into college life, and provide support throughout the year. Apart from being a personal support to students, the Residential Tutors also help to plan and implement social activities for the residents.

All Residential Tutors meet regularly, and are under the direct supervision of the Senior Residential Tutor, who is a member of staff.

Applying for accommodation for 2021

Only students who have received a Letter of Offer and enrolled for 2021 may apply for college accommodation. Please click on the button below to complete the accommodation application form.